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  Topic: How long is Dupont Centari good for?
risk

Replies: 2
Views: 140

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: How long is Dupont Centari good for?
Go get it shaken, then spray a test panel. Then you know for sure what the result looks like.
  Topic: Crank ID
risk

Replies: 11
Views: 408

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:57 pm   Subject: Re: Crank ID
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=688628&highlight=

The crank in this thread has markings very similar to yours. Those old bugpack forged cranks were good ones.
  Topic: Crank ID
risk

Replies: 11
Views: 408

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:21 am   Subject: Re: Crank ID
The older bugpack cranks were stamped BPP like that.
  Topic: Eureka Springs VW Fest - August 24th 25th & 26th 2018- Arkansas
risk

Replies: 15
Views: 744

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:05 pm   Subject: Eureka Springs VW Fest - August 24th 25th & 26th 2018- Arkansas
Three great VW shows in one awesome town!

The OG show at Best Western Inn of the Ozarks:

See you there!
  Topic: Alternative Alternator: Modern Car Alternator on a Type 1 Engine
risk

Replies: 18
Views: 610

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:26 am   Subject: Re: Alternative Alternator: Modern Car Alternator on a Type 1 Engine
How about a serpentine setup with a longer belt for the 2nd alternator?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/311132.jpg
  Topic: Keifernet close up shop?
risk

Replies: 2
Views: 201

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:00 am   Subject: Re: Keifernet close up shop?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=71746&start=380
  Topic: 67 Door handles!
risk

Replies: 34
Views: 6273

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:11 pm   Subject: Re: 67 Door handles!
So are these late 66 handles?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2188730
  Topic: Alternative Alternator: Modern Car Alternator on a Type 1 Engine
risk

Replies: 18
Views: 610

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:16 am   Subject: Re: Alternative Alternator: Modern Car Alternator on a Type 1 Engine
Here are a few.. google image search of chevy alternator on thesamba.com

just type your search terms into google, space, then site:thesamba.com

https://www.google.com/search?q=chevy+alternator+s ...
  Topic: bryan wilson - [email protected]
risk

Replies: 130
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:59 am   Subject: Re: bryan wilson - [email protected]
Awesome!!

Got some beam seals from bryan. Fastest shipping on the samba!!

Thanks!!
  Topic: Steel wheel idea
risk

Replies: 8
Views: 1135

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:42 pm   Subject: Re: Steel wheel idea
Looks good! I'm using some similar minivan hoops and 66-67 centers to build a pair of wider rear wheels for my bug.

Any tips on welding them and getting them straight with no wobble or runout?
  Topic: Hubcap Alternatives
risk

Replies: 1
Views: 200

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:50 am   Subject: Hubcap Alternatives
I'm currently widening some 66-67 slotted wide five wheels for my bug. I've been thinking about running them without hubcaps, or maybe some sort of center cap. The only thing I have found is the Baj ...
  Topic: Competition Engineering Shock Rubbers
risk

Replies: 3
Views: 297

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:29 am   Subject: Competition Engineering Shock Rubbers
Anyone have a source for replacement shock rubbers for the CE shocks?

I would like to try urethane this time around.

Competition Engineering rear drag shocks..

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/cla ...
  Topic: Flat towing question
risk

Replies: 3
Views: 226

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: NEWBIE
Welcome to the samba!

You can forget about backing it up.. unless you have someone to control the steering wheel. The front tires will go all the way to one side and skid.

Just try not to get i ...
  Topic: SB12 Headlight Ring Restoration Service?
risk

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 10:10 am   Subject: Re: SB12 Headlight Ring Restoration Service?
Well I have one nice one on my car and one that is so-so.. Also have another pair of them that are fair.. dings, scratches etc.

I was thinking I could get all 4 re-chromed, then sell of the extra s ...
  Topic: SB12 Headlight Ring Restoration Service?
risk

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 2:16 pm   Subject: Re: SB12 Headlight Ring Restoration Service?
Ogden Chrome and Bumper is popular.

Called and got a quote. $300 each Shocked

Anyone know of a cheaper route?
  Topic: 58-67 Beetle Fun.. if you would.. which kooliest parts.
risk

Replies: 24
Views: 1072

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: Re: 58-67 Beetle Fun.. if you would.. which kooliest parts.
Chrome angled stinger with truck nuts hanging from the flange.😁

Haha I found a pair of nutz on the highway and been threatening to put them on my bug..

BUG NUTZ!
  Topic: SB12 Headlight Ring Restoration Service?
risk

Replies: 15
Views: 480

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: SB12 Headlight Ring Restoration Service?
Where can I get some SB12 headlight rings repaired and re-chromed?

Tried the search and came up with nothing.
  Topic: Crankshaft needs identification!
risk

Replies: 4
Views: 203

PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 6:04 am   Subject: Re: Crankshaft needs identification!
Looks like a water cooled to me. Try posting the numbers in the water cooled section for ID?

Here is a similar crank for sale in the classifieds.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail. ...
  Topic: Clutch cable bowden case
risk

Replies: 2
Views: 146

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: Clutch cable bowden case
Your old clutch was probably glazed enough to not chatter as much as the new one.

You need the Bowden tube!

I would get the Bowden tube, then cut the clutch cable tube to the correct length so t ...
  Topic: Please help identify
risk

Replies: 17
Views: 450

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:34 am   Subject: Re: Please help identify
Your best bet is to find a beetle title and license it that way. That is the way we do it in this state. I see them for sale on craigslist and at swap meets. Although it is illegal to sell a title ...
 
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